How to regenerate the pubkey.crt file on the Ghost Console machine

Article:TECH110306  |  Created: 2008-01-19  |  Updated: 2014-06-02  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH110306
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Technical Solution


Issue



You may need to do this if the machine name of the server has changed, or the pubkey.crt file has become corrupted, or a technician has directed you to for another issue.

 


Solution



  1. Go to Start > Run and type in "services.msc" (without quotes)
  2. Click OK.
  3. In the Services window, locate the following services and stop them: Symantec Ghost Configuration Server and Symantec Ghost Database Service Wrapper.
  4. Browse to C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost and locate the file pubkey.crt.
  5. Right-click on this file and rename it to pubkey.old.
  6. Go to Start > Run and type in "cmd" (without quotes)
  7. Click OK.
  8. In the command window that appears, type "cd C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost" (without quotes)
  9. Click Enter.
  10. In the command window, type in "ngserver.exe -keygen" (without quotes)
  11. Click Enter.
  12. Close the command window.
  13. Go to Start > Run and type in "services.msc" (without quotes)
  14. Click OK.
  15. In the Services window, locate the following services and start them: Symantec Ghost Configuration Server and Symantec Ghost Database Service Wrapper.


This will generate a new pubkey.crt file.

In some case, the new pubkey.crt file may need to be distributed to clients. See the following documents:

How to distribute the "pubkey.crt" file to multiple client computers
http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH110222
How to regenerate the Pubkey.crt file on Ghost Client computers
http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH108707


 



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